Programmes at Undergraduate Level

The Department of Early and Medieval Irish provides the following programmes at undergraduate level:

  • BA (Celtic Civilisation): Students take 15 credits in first year and can opt to take 10, 20, 30 or 40 credits in second and third/final year  (Online Prospectus)
  • BA (Gaeilge/Irish): In addition to our courses in Celtic Civilisation, we also teach the Old Irish language and literature component of the BA programme in Gaeilge/Irish

Descriptions of all modules (including full reading lists for all those taken at undergraduate level) are included in the Printable Information Leaflet (see links under each Year).

BA (Gaeilge/Irish)

The Old Irish language and literature courses offered by the Department as part of the BA in Gaeilge/Irish are:

BA (Second Year): GA2031, GA2032
BA (Third Year): GA3031, GA3032

UCC Book of Modules

Calendar Options for BA (Modern Irish)

Certificate in Arts (Celtic Civilisation)

The Certificate in Arts is a part-time evening programme, running over one academic year.

This course is open to adult learners who have an interest in the cultural heritage of Ireland, its Celtic inheritance and the traditions it shares with other Celtic lands.


Undergraduate Flexi-Options allows access to a wide range of undergraduate modules in your chosen area of interest without the requirement of undertaking a full programme of study.

For further details about Flexi-Options in UCC, please follow this link: http://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/flexioptions/

Roinn na Sean- agus na Meán-Ghaeilge

Department of Early and Medieval Irish

Bloc A, Urlár na Talún, Áras Uí Rathaille / Block A, Ground Floor, O'Rahilly Building, UCC, Cork